Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu

Season 1 Episode 1

The Man from the South

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Aired Tuesday 2:30 AM Aug 26, 2003 on
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It’s a typical day at the Jindai Tokyo High School, when Sousuke suspects an assassination attempt and blows up the school’s lockers. The assassination attempt is in the form of a…love letter?

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    Nancy Novotny

    Nancy Novotny

    Ren Mikihara [E]

    Chris Ayres

    Chris Ayres

    Atsunobu Hayashimizu [E]

    Chris Patton

    Chris Patton

    Sousuke Sagara [E]

    Greg Ayres

    Greg Ayres

    Shinji Kazama [E]

    Ikue Kimura

    Ikue Kimura

    Kyouko Tokiwa [J]

    Jessica Boone

    Jessica Boone

    Mizuki Inaba [E]

    Shiho Kikuchi

    Shiho Kikuchi

    Ena Saeki [J]

    Guest Star

    Mizuka Arima

    Mizuka Arima

    Principal Tsuboi [J]

    Guest Star

    Ikuya Sawaki

    Ikuya Sawaki

    Vice-Principal [J]

    Guest Star

    Kira Vincent-Davis

    Kira Vincent-Davis

    Ena Saeki [E]

    Recurring Role

    Kelly Manison

    Kelly Manison

    Principal Tsuboi [E]

    Recurring Role

    Andy McAvin

    Andy McAvin

    Vice-Principal [E]

    Recurring Role

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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    • TRIVIA (2)

      • The Jindai Tokyo High School Student Council consists of:

        Atsunobu Hayashimizu - President
        Kaname Chidori - Vice President
        Ren Mikihara - Secretary

        Full Metal Panic series note:
        Atsu and Ren are new characters to the Full Metal Panic world and are introduced here.

      • The English subtitles mark some of the early words about mail bombs with "censored" while the English dub fills in some nationalities related to post 9/11 times. The Japanese dub also replaced those words with a sound effect of a machine gun being shot.

    • QUOTES (4)

      • Kaname: (Sousuke appears from the bushes, in camouflage) Sousuke! I thought you ignored her.
        Sousuke: No, I was lying in wait here.
        Kaname: Lying in wait?!
        Sousuke: Yes.
        Kaname: For Saeki?
        Sousuke: Correct.
        Kaname: Don't tell me you were ever since lunch period... Aiming at her with that gun...? Aiming at a girl?!
        Sousuke: Affirmative.

      • Sousuke: (Reading a letter from Kaname) Thank you for saving me yesterday. This is a thank you gift. You're going to get sick if you don't get your nutrients. From a mysterious terrorist.

      • Ena Saeki: Did you read my love letter?
        Sousuke: I blew it!

      • Atsunobu Hayashimizu: Now, please explain to me what happened, gentleman!
        Sousuke: Mr. President, I will.
        Atsunobu Hayashimizu: Go ahead.
        Sousuke: Sir!
        (we see a flashback)
        Today at 0815, I arrived at school and detected an abnormality within my shoe box.

    • NOTES (2)

      • Note to the character names:
        In Japanese the character name is spelled Kyouko Tokiwa, in the English edition it is spelled Kyoko Tokiwa.

      • English version noteable credits: (applies to entire series)
        Producer/ADR Director: Don Rush
        ADR Writer: Mike Yantosca
        Translation: Josh Cole

    • ALLUSIONS (0)

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